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Events Schedule For 2nd Annual ¡Fiesta Los Alamos!

on July 30, 2016 - 8:28am

Mariachis will perform live at the 2nd Annual ¡Fiesta Los Alamos!. Photo by Hal Davis


The 2nd Annual ¡Fiesta Los Alamos! is just around the corner, and tickets are selling quickly. Last year the event sold out. The organizing group, Los Alamos Rotary STARS, has just announced an exciting schedule of entertainment and activities for the event, which takes place 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at Fuller Lodge. ¡Fiesta Los Alamos! promises to be a fun and magical evening for all ages again this year.

The schedule for the evening is as follows (subject to change):

  • 5 p.m.

Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Weekend Aug. 12-14

on July 29, 2016 - 7:27pm

Los Alamos High School Marching Band in the 2015 Rodeo Parade in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

The Los Alamos Fire Brigade participates in the 2015 Rodeo Parade in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

The Shriners participate in the 2015 Rodeo Parade in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo


Businesses and community organizations are invited to register now for the Rodeo Parade. The Rodeo Parade will march up Central Avenue beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday Aug. 13. Don’t miss this opportunity to promote your business or organization by participating! To register, visit:

Daily Postcard: Hummers Party In The Rain

on July 29, 2016 - 12:24pm

Daily Postcard: A hover of hummingbirds is spotted partying on a Los Alamos fence during Wednesday's refreshing rain shower. Photo by Donna Reil

Summer Concert Features Blues At Rover Park Tonight

on July 29, 2016 - 8:53am
The Peterson Brothers play the blues at 7 p.m. today at Rover Park in White Rock. Photo by Robert Clark/Stagelight Productions


Today's free Summer Concert features “The Peterson Brothers” at 7 p.m. at Rover Park in White Rock.

The Peterson Brothers were born and raised deep in the “Lost Pines” of Bastrop, Texas. Alex, 16, on bass and violin and vocals; and Glenn Jr., 18 on guitar and lead vocals are two brothers, one sound. Their music combines the classic blues sounds of legends with their own unique blend of soul-infused inspiration.

In just a few short years they

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on July 29, 2016 - 7:57am


In And Around Town: July 29

on July 28, 2016 - 4:49pm
FRIDAY July 29
2016 Los Alamos Sectional Bridge Tournament
The Los Alamos Duplicate Bridge Club (LADBC) hosts the 2016 Los Alamos Sectional Bridge Tournament, July 29-31, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC). Play starts at 2 p.m. Friday, July 29. In 2015, more than 100 bridge players attended the Sectional. A similar turnout is expected this year. The LADBC holds regular duplicate bridge and occasional team games four times a week, Monday at the White Rock Senior Center, and Tuesday through Thursday at BESC. More information about the club may be found at
Summer Concert

Santa Fe Opera Brings Home A New ‘Capriccio’

on July 28, 2016 - 4:37pm
Ben Bliss (Flamand), Craig Verm (The Count), Amanda Majeski (The Countess) and members of The Santa Fe Opera Orchestra. (c) Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2016
1. Amanda Majeski (The Countess) in ‘Capriccio’ (c) Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2016
Los Alamos Daily Post
High on the list of the world’s most creative accomplishments by an artist working late in life, Richard Strauss’s Capriccio was first produced in 1942, when Strauss was 78. Not seen in Santa Fe since 1992, a rousing new production of Capriccio was welcomed back this week  to the